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    Being a morning person is associated with a lower risk of developing breast cancer than being an evening person, finds new research

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    A third hospital unit in Sydney has been banned from training junior doctors amid concerns over alleged bullying among senior staff

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    In a contentious political environment with severe restrictions a real possibility, @KimPainter finds that the future of abortion may be in pharmacies, online, and in the mail

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    What this programme reveals is that access to procedures with a proven track record of safety and efficacy, which patients need in order to see clearly or move comfortably, is being denied @HelenRSalisbury

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    I’d suggest that, alongside a focus on quality and how to deliver it, we need to focus on morale, skills, workload, and retention. But much of senior public sector management is currently about struggling to maintain performance levels @mancunianmedic

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    In 2010, NHS England mandated reporting of risk of venous thromboembolism. @bhwords says this is an NHS success story that should be exported globally

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    #ARM2019 @TheBMA must lobby NHS England and the government to investigate and compensate doctors who have become ill or have been unable to retire as a result of Capita’s pension “failings” @emahase_ reports

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    Doctors have called on @TheBMA to obtain legal guidance for doctors on whether they can refuse to work when system failures, such as understaffing or IT breakdowns, mean that patient safety cannot be guaranteed #ARM2019 @Abi_Rimmer reports:

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    The digital GP provider Push Doctor has been rated as “good” by the Care Quality Commission in a significant turnaround for the service, which was previously the subject of safety concerns from the regulator @Garethiacobucci reports

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    Is septoplasty effective for correcting septal deviation compared with non-surgical management? @AlexNowbar reviews the latest research from the top medical journals

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    Improvements in air quality cut the number of deaths attributable to pollution in the UK sharply between 1970 and 2010, a new analysis has shown

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    "Is it really the people responsible for the research who are most likely to be able to keep an open mind, and see if an entire field has overlooked critical issues, or keeps making the same mistake?" @hildabast on conflicts of interest in meta-analyses

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    What is the use of fibre-optic broadband if GPs are using computers that are outdated, take ages to start up, or freeze mid clinic? Having old technology means that GPs won’t be able to keep up with new technology updates @janewilcock

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    Better integration of public health and medical services and greater focus on quality of services are needed to make further progress on health outcomes, say Beibei Yuan and colleagues. #ChinaHealthReformCollection.

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  • Simon Keen

    Why are there still so few medical chief executives in the #NHS? Great insights from @Saffron_Policy in this article on how we can support more clinicians into leadership roles and what may be stopping them from stepping up. @bmj_latest

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  • Theodora Bloom

    Excited to see a study of patient perspectives on clinical trial participation among the first preprints posted on http://medrxiv.org  (this is a preprint: I make no comment on the quality of the study, but like the topic) @BMJPatientEd @bmj_latest

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  • NHS Providers

    .@Bmj_latest reports that despite high level encouragement, few NHS leaders are doctors. @Jacquithornton speaks to medical CEOs to find out what spurs on the few who do make the step up. @Saffron_Policy is quoted throughout the piece, providing analysis.

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